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11 23 2012: KING 5 News King County says, ‘Stop before you dump that grease!’

posted Jan 27, 2013, 11:59 PM by Primary Administrator   [ updated Jan 28, 2013, 12:00 AM ]

When it comes to food, the holiday season really is the most wonderful time of the year. But those holiday feasts can cause problems for more than just our waistlines.  Think lower ... as in the sewer pipes flowing beneath your house and street.

King County is asking residents to be careful about the grease and fats that go down the drain.

“Baking and cooking and deep frying turkeys, what do you do with all that oil?” Annie Kolb-Nelson of the Wastewater Management Department asks.